Farrish Family History

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Farrish Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghuis ‘descendant of Fearghus’ (see Fergus).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ferris, Farris, Farish, Harris, Fariss, Ferriss, Parrish, Corris

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Farrish Family Origin

Where is the Farrish family from?

Farrish Family Occupations

What did your Farrish ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Farrish family was Farmer. The most common Farrish occupation in the UK was Silk Weaver. 17% of Farrish's were Silk Weavers. Silk Weaver, Agricultural Labourer and Baker Unemployed were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Farrish.

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  • Silk Weaver

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker Unemployed

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Farrish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Farrish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Farrish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Farrish census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 531 immigration records available for the last name Farrish. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 896 military records available for the last name Farrish. For the veterans among your Farrish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Farrish Life Expectancy

What is the average Farrish lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Farrish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Farrish in 1948 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Farrish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Farrish ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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